Photo Release -- Capital City Bank Group, Inc. Announces New Board Member

Allan G. Bense

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CCBG) announces Allan G. Bense has been elected to its board of directors. Bense was instated at the annual Shareowners' Meeting, held Tuesday, April 23, at the Florida State University Turnbull Conference Center in Tallahassee, Fla.

Allan G. Bense

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Bense is currently president and CEO of Bense Enterprises, Inc., which was established in the early 1980s and is affiliated with companies that have interests in road building, general construction, mechanical contracting, insurance, golf courses and farming. In addition to his own successful business ventures, Bense shares his expertise as current chairman of the Florida State University Board of Trustees. He is also chairman of the board of the James Madison Institute, chairman of the Bay Economic Alliance, a member of the Florida Council of 100 and a director of Gulf Power Company (NYSE:GUL). He also served as speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 2004 until 2006.

"Allan's long career as a successful entrepreneur and demonstrated community involvement are the exact qualities we look for in the folks we ask to help guide the future of the Company," said William G. Smith, Jr., Capital City Bank Group, Inc. chairman, president and CEO. "His leadership, management and financial expertise will complement our existing management council, and we're proud to have him on board."

About Capital City Bank Group, Inc.

Capital City Bank Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CCBG) is one of the largest publicly traded bank holding companies headquartered in Florida and has approximately $2.6 billion in assets. The Company provides a full range of banking services, including traditional deposit and credit services, asset management, trust, mortgage banking, merchant services, bankcards, data processing and securities brokerage services. The Company's bank subsidiary, Capital City Bank, was founded in 1895 and now has 66 full-service offices and 71 ATMs in Florida, Georgia and Alabama. For more information about Capital City Bank Group, Inc., visit

CONTACT: Brooke Hallock 850.402.8525Source:Capital City Bank Group, Inc.